Whether you're packing gifts, working in fulfillment or sending your new product to a loyal customer, packaging protection helps you get your items there safe and in one piece.
Let’s breakdown your options and see what will work best for your packaging needs.
Firstly there are generally two categories of packaging protection in the shipping industry, those that need a machine and those that don’t. We are going to focus on the latter.
1.Bubble - The Popular guy
Bubble rolls are probably the most popular in packaging protection, extremely durable and incredibly fun to pop.
Here are some advantages of bubble wrapping.
Be aware that bubble comes in different heights and thickness which is measured by cell sizing usually for a heavier more industrial item you will go with a bigger cell size to create a bigger buffer.
2. Peanuts - The Sidekick
Packing Peanuts are your second to Bubble in popularity.
They also take up a lot of space. For industry sized bags it's a good idea to get a dispenser so your packing center or warehouse does not get flooded with them.
3. Kraft paper - Mr Green
Kraft paper is a very popular wrapping item that’s great for glass, text books or framing.
4. Foam rolls - The tough guy
Foam comes in many forms, large rolls or singles sheets are just a few.There is no better way to safeguard your furniture than with foam products.
5. Newsprint - The Traditionalist
This is straightforward, it is what its called, newsprint.
6. Tissue Paper - It’s all about appearances
Don't try and wipe your nose with this. Tissue differs from its newsprint cousin in a few ways. Mainly because it is thinner, cleaner and less grainy.
7. Corrugated rolls - Corrugated nation
Corrugated rolls are made from smooth fiberboard on one side with raised corrugated flutes on the other side.
8. Corrugated sheets - The simple one
These guys are pretty simple. Corrugated sheets can be used for placement between layers of product or even as stiffeners for envelopes. The larger sizes are most commonly used as a layering pad on pallets to disperse weight.
9. Shredded paper & Wood excelsior - The odd ones out
These aren’t used as much in industrial packaging but more for retail is has other names like wood wool.
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